monometallic

[mon-oh-muh-tal-ik]

Origin of monometallic

First recorded in 1875–80; mono- + metallic
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monometallic

adjective
  1. (esp of coins) consisting of one metal only
  2. relating to monometallism
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Word Origin and History for monometallic
adj.

1877 in currency sense, from mono- + metallic.

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